• May 1, 2024

    Project Assistance

    Arts Circulation and Touring supports eligible arts and culture organizations, collectives and individuals with circulation and touring activities both within British Columbia and outside of the province. Grants received in this program are intended to enhance professional and artistic opportunities and exposure of B.C. artists, collectives, and arts organizations regionally, nationally, and internationally. Assistance through this program is available to arts and culture organizations, collectives and to individual art practitioners through three categories.
  • December 1, 2022

    Project Assistance

    The Accelerate Pilot Program is a two-year initiative to improve access and reduce barriers to funding for equity deserving and regional arts and culture organizations and collectives.
  • Ongoing

    Project Assistance

    Access Support provides an additional contribution towards costs for specific accessibility services and supplies, rental equipment, and other supports required to carry out a project funded by the BC Arts Council (referred to as the “associated grant”).
  • Ongoing

    Project Assistance

    Application Assistance provides a contribution towards costs for artists and arts and culture practitioners who are Deaf or have a disability, to register for the online grant system, and create and submit applications, project updates, and final reports for BC Arts
  • April 2, 2024

    Project Assistance

    Arts Impact Grants are responsive and flexible funding for arts and culture organizations and collectives. The intention of the program is to allow applicants to prioritize a specific project or group of related activities that will provide the most meaningful impact to their organization, artistic practice, or to their community.
  • May 23, 2024

    Project Assistance

    Supports organizations and arts or curatorial collectives in the development, expansion, enhancement, or creation of new or unique public programming and community engagement initiatives in contemporary and traditional visual arts and craft.
  • November 15, 2023

    Project Assistance

    Enables eligible organizations to develop and enhance spaces that support the work of B.C.’s arts and cultural practitioners.
  • April 12, 2024

    Individual Arts Grants

    Supports professional artists and arts & culture professionals to undertake specific learning activities to advance their practice or career.
  • December 6, 2023

    Individual Arts Grants

    Supports professional visual artists, contemporary and traditional craft artists, and independent critics and curators with the creation of specific projects. Grants are available to support the creation of new works. Applications may be made by individuals or on behalf of a collaboration of two or more artists sharing creative control of a project. Independent curators and critics may apply to further their practice independently from art organizations or institutions. Applications may investigate visual and media arts and/or museum practice.
  • May 23, 2024

    Project Assistance

    Supports eligible organizations and arts or curatorial collectives in the development, enrichment, and creation of new or unique public programming through a specific project, component, or programming initiative within an existing festival.